The European Poker Tour has now crowned its last champion of the season eight, after Igor Kurganov defeated Daniel Negreanu heads-up to win the 2012 EPT Grand Final €25,000 High Roller Event.
Kurganov took home a cool €1 million, while Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu picked up €598,600 after finishing in second place.
According to thehendomob.com, Kurganov has now over $2,3 million in live tournament winnings.
Justin "ZeeJustin" Bonomo, who won the EPT Grand Final €100.000 buy-in event, finished instead in fourth place, which was good for €266.000.
2012 EPT Grand Final €25,000 High Roller Event, final results:
1 Igor Kurganov €1,080,000
2 Daniel Negreanu €598,600
3 Philipp Gruissem €366,000
4 Justin Bonomo €266,000
5 Artem Litvinov €216,000
6 Noah Schwartz €166,000
7 Nathan Schoo €133,000
8 Max Lykov €100,000
9 Phil Ivey €73,200
European Poker Tour will now have a small summer hiatus, and will return in August, when the first event of the season 9 in Barcelona, Spain kicks off.
Source: PokerStars Blog